TAG: WaterSense

Toro awarded 2018 WaterSense Excellence Award

October 9, 2018By

The U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) awarded The Toro Co. with a 2018 WaterSense Excellence Award for its education and outreach efforts. This marks the third consecutive year Toro has received this award. Toro received one of the 21 WaterSense awards at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas. “The responsible use of water is an important focus of our business,”... read more

Toro receives EPA’s WaterSense award

April 26, 2018By

The Toro Co. was awarded WaterSense certification by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its range of 570Z Series sprayheads with built-in pressure regulation. “As responsible stewards of water, we are excited for our 570Z Series products to have been proven to help our customers save water,” said Orion Goe, Toro’s marketing manager for residential and commercial irrigation. “This WaterSense... read more

Registration opens for 2018 Irrigation Association’s Fly-in event

February 2, 2018By

The Irrigation Association (IA) opened registration for the 2018 Irrigation Association Washington, D.C., Fly-in on March 6-7. The event, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on March 6 and ending at 5:00 p.m. on March 7, will be held in conjunction with the National Ground Water Association and the Water Quality Association during the Water Resources Congressional Summit. According to IA, this... read more

Hunter Industries releases the HPC Face Panel

November 1, 2017By

Hunter Industries released the HPC Face Panel, a Wi-Fi-enabled upgrade for Pro-C modular and fixed controllers manufactured since March 2014. “We developed the HPC to give contractors another powerful tool to save time, save water and protect landscapes,” said Anthony Long, product marketing manager at Hunter Industries. “The HPC continues Hunter’s legacy of water-saving innovations at the forefront of irrigation... read more

A group effort: How organizations are teaming up to promote efficient water management

August 4, 2017By
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Partnerships among agencies that focus on efficient water management are more important than ever. Water shortages continue to impact states throughout the country, a fact that Mary Ann Dickinson, president and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, says should concern everyone. Even states that are typically considered to be water rich are experiencing scarcity issues due to the stress... read more

EPA touts a decade of WaterSense savings

July 13, 2016By

Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense program was launched in June 2006, WaterSense-labeled products have helped Americans reduce their water use by 1.5 trillion gallons of water, the EPA reports. That’s more than the amount needed to supply every household in California with water for a year. WaterSense and its more than 1,700 organizational partners, including the Irrigation... read more